Crp Test

Inflammation and Heart Disease Risk

…perform this test for the inflammatory marker. In fact, should you have a strong family history of heart disease, you should have your inflammatory markers evaluated-- that means CRP, Lp(a) and homocysteine as well. * If both your CRP and Lp(a) levels are high, I recommend further testing for ferritin…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…tobacco use, all of which are independent risk factors for stroke) * High blood pressure * Atrial fibrillation * High inflammation marker scores, such as CRP, homocysteine, fibrinogen, and Lp(a) While the symptoms some strokes are easy to recognize—weakness or sudden loss of control over one or more parts…

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The Real Risk Factors for Heart Disease

…that you want them tested before you have your blood drawn, because he or she may need to order additional tests. Not all of them are part of traditional lipid panels. Now it's your turn: Have you had your heart risk factors tested? You May Also Be Interested In * Heart Function Tests to Assess Heart Disease…

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Signs and Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease

…inflammation or plaque buildup. These include the following: * Elevated homocysteine * Lp(a), the inflammatory subtype of LDL * C-reactive protein (CRP), a key indicator of inflammation and chronic infection in the body * Excess fibrinogen, a protein that helps regulate the clotting process; and * Excess…

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